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Fluid Capacity Specifications for a 1986 Toyota Pickup

by Charles Green

The first pickup trucks sold by Toyota were simply called Toyota Pickup, a compact truck that was the forerunner of the current Tacoma model. The 1986 Toyota Pickup is powered by a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, and is available in two- and four-wheel-drive.

Oil Capacity

The 1986 Toyota Pickup requires 4.1 quarts of motor oil. Three grades of motor oil are recommended at temperatures above minus 9 degrees Fahrenheit: 10W-30, 10W-40 and 10W-50.

Cooling System

The coolant system for the 1986 Toyota Pickup requires 9.6 quarts of antifreeze when the truck is equipped with an automatic transmission. When equipped with a manual transmission, 9 quarts is required.

Transmission Fluid

When equipped with an automatic transmission, the 1986 Toyota Pickup requires 6.9 quarts of transmission fluid. With a manual transmission, fluid capacities vary depending on truck configuration. Two-wheel-drive models require 4.7 pints for G SER transmissions, 5.1 pints for W SER and 5.5 pints for R SER transmissions. Four-wheel-drive models require 6.4 pints of transmission fluid for R SER and W SER transmissions, and 8.3 pints for G SER units.

About the Author

Charles Green is a freelance writer in North Carolina who has been writing since 1992 and freelancing since 2002. His work appears in "435 South Magazine," "Wisconsin Golfer" and for various websites. Green earned a Bacheler of Science in business administration from Ramapo College of New Jersey.

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